Thursday, 26 April 2018

Cricket

Zalmi’s Sammy beats injury and Gladiators in PSL thriller

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SHARJAH: A hobbling Darren Sammy struck two sixes and a boundary to clinch a sensational five-wicket victory in the last over for Peshawar Zalmi against Quetta Gladiators in the only match of the Pakistan Super League in Sharjah on Thursday. The Zalmi skipper, who twice hurt his hamstring during bowling, ...

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Pietersen blitz helps Quetta Gladiators thrash Islamabad United

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SHARJAH: Kevin Pietersen blitz helped Quetta Gladiators thrash pathetic Islamabad United by 6 wickets in Pakistan Super League (PSL) match played here at historic Sharjah Cricket Stadium late Wednesday night. It was all about KP, who was in devastating form and smashing all the bowlers at will. Gladiators were in ...

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Boom Boom Afridi celebrates 38th birthday

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LAHORE: Former Pakistani cricket player Boom Boom Shahid Afridi has turned 38 today. He has been hard-hitting batsman and leg-spinner throughout his career and currently playing for Karachi Kings team in the ongoing third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL). However, in last two editions of the league, he was the president and player of ...

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Kumar Sangakkara agrees to play PSL in Pakistan

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DUBAI: Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has agreed to travel to Pakistan for Pakistan Super League (PSL), Multan Sultan owner Asher Schon confirmed on Wednesday. Confirming Sanga’s availability for PSL eliminators and final in Pakistan, the owner of the new franchise speaking to media in Dubai said “Yes, Kumar Sangakkara ...

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Spot fixing: Shahzaib Hassan banned for one year

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LAHORE: The Anti-corruption Unit of the Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the verdict of the PSL spot fixing case against Shahzaib Hassan today. According to the verdict, one-year ban has been put on the batsman Shahzeb Hassan besides imposing a fine of one million rupees. He was facing charges of ...

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Why Lahore Qalandars continue to struggle in the PSL3

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DUBAI: As the third edition of the Pakistan Super League moves from Dubai to Sharjah, with Islamabad United taking on Quetta Gladiators in Wednesday’s encounter, every team has something tangible to take with them – except for Lahore Qalandars. The Qalandars are the only team that is yet to win ...

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I’ll never be predictable: Ashwin

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MUMBAI: Ravichandran Ashwin has made bolder statements on Twitter, but on Monday he said the responsibility of leading Kings XI Punjab is an “opportunity to showcase” his captaincy skills and be “innovative”. Having been led all his IPL life by MS Dhoni, Ashwin, now 31, said being named captain was one of ...

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Rumman Raees reveals his ‘dream’ encounter with Virat Kohli

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DUBAI: There have been very few bowlers who have troubled Virat Kohli on a consistent basis. He has fallen to James Anderson five times in Tests, four of those in English conditions on a forgettable 2014 tour for the world’s No.2 ranked Test batsman. Last year, Nathan Coulter-Nile caused Kohli ...

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Morne Morkel to quit international cricket

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DURBAN: South African fast bowler Morne Morkel announced that he would retire from international cricket after the four-Test series against Australia which starts at Kingsmead. The tall paceman, who has played in 83 Tests, 117 one-day internationals and 44 Twenty20 internationals, blamed the burden of the international schedule for his ...

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Hafeez wants ICC to allow doosra

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DUBAI: Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) to retain ‘Doosra’ and ensure it remains the part of the sport. He is currently featuring in the ongoing third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) for the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi. Hafeez has been banned by ICC ...

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